violent force, as from a hard blow, crash, explosion, etc.
the sudden violent effect of electricity passing through the body
blow; an unpleasant piece of news
the state or strong feeling caused by sth unexpected and usually very unpleasant
the weakened state of the body with less activity of the heart, lungs, etc., usually following damage to the body
cause a shock
give a electric shock to
cause sb to feel disgust, horror, etc.
"his mother's death left him in a daze"
"he was numb with shock"
"the armies met in the shock of battle"
"subjects received a small electric shock when they made the wrong response"
"electricians get accustomed to occasional shocks"
"loss of blood is an important cause of shock"
"the first shock of the earthquake came shortly after noon while workers were at lunch"
"it came as a shock to learn that he was injured"
"corn is bound in small sheaves and several sheaves are set up together in shocks"
"whole fields of wheat in shock"
"he had an unruly shock of black hair"
"the door closed with a jolt"
"all the jars and jolts were smoothed out by the shock absorbers"
"the old car needed a new set of shocks"
"I was floored when I heard that I was promoted"
"The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends"
"The news of the bombing shocked her"
Anon the hosts met in the shock of battle.
That Sea that shock'd the Vessel, was a Forerunner of a greater.
It would do her good to be shocked into changing her opinion.
误 His failure was great shock to us.
正 His failure was a great shock to us.
析 shock 表示“使人震惊的事”时,前面常加不定冠词a。
误 He was much shocked with the news.
正 He was much shocked at the news.
析 表示“对…感到震惊”应说be shocked at〔by〕 sth,不说be shocked with sth。